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by a hurricane. >> right. >> and in those names when they were particularly destructive, katrina, andrew, that sort of thing. and so now first of all, actually it resides in the hands of the meet logical organization. but mike said that he thinks it will be retired because it also hits jamaica and eastern cuba. and so probably we won't see another sandy. i think that's okay too. >> i think that's enough. >> right. >>> all right, we'll start with a live look outside. this is our live weather cam. that's just about 10 degrees above average. still a couple sprinkles here and there. dew points are in the 30s. the pressure is still rising. 2.9 inches. rising since about tuesday. here is a look at your radar. just a little shower activity, pushing across, well, i-95 and the baltimore washington parkway here. a little bit of the leftover shower is still back here in extreme western fairfax county. but if you are headed up, you know, through laurel, up i-95 towards baltimore, then you will probably have a wet commute on your way home. nothing heavy, but just enough as sandy is still annoying. te
this is big operation but it is not as big as katrina. and the governors obviously are in charge in their particular jurisdictions, we work through the general who our guards men either army or air in each state, if a particular state's capabilities that reside in their guard components become overwhelmed usually the governors will then turn to sister states through emergency management assistance come tacts, emax. then if we still don't have enough capability in the guard we will turn using some new authorities to air force reserve command and the active duty to provide the capabilities that either don't reside in the guard or we become overwhelmed. >> to the budget controversy. they submitted the budget this yore. and it cause -- year. and it did cause a continue verysy. you remember there at the time. what happened from your per spect i have and what are the lessons learned for the long term? >> i don't think the situation was like what a lot of people think it is. we had some discussions inned the air force and i was part of those looking at different ways to provide the capa
is now being called new jersey and new york's katrina. >> it's big deal. >> thanks christine. >>> here's a look at the latest outage numbers in our area -- >>> this morning, police continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident in jermantown. sky 9 was over the scene yesterday when a 15-year-old was killed on jermantown road at wisteria drive. the victim has been identified as christina morris-ward. she was a tenth grader at seneca valley high school and he was walking to -- she was walking to school. julie wolf excuse me is live on the scene in jermantown and she has more on where things are moving forward today. julie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you mike, we are here less than a half a mile from seneca value legal high school. this is where christina morris- ward was trying to cross the road and make it here on the way to school when she was hit and killed. montgomery county police tell me they are still reconstructing the accident. here at the scene yesterday, they told me that the driver did stop to help after the accident. and he was the one with the green lig
. some people calling it their katrina in a very unhappy way, of course, in part because it's cold. it's a cold katrina. and people are without heat and electricity. seats very tough. how does it play politically? we'll know in retrospect, i think like everything else, in this race. it is not known at this point how it will play. you can argue that the president looked commanding and like a leader when he came up to new jersey. you could also argue that things are starting to look a little tough in some of the neighborhood neighborhoods in new york and jersey, and so that might work against him. it's hard to say, but one thing i think is probably clearly true and that is the fact of the storm took the subject matter of mitt romney's closing statements, the end of his campaign, his big arguments sort of snuffed that out a little bit for a few days. inevitably, as we all talked about the storm. we weren't talking about the economy. we weren't doing all of that stuff. so in some way, that may have hurt him. and yet, at the same time, that all that was happening, in westchester, ohio, he w
behind hurricane katrina which battered new orleans in 2005. airlines are assessing the impact of sandy on their bottom lines and united airlines says it lost $90 million in sales last month. >>> priceline.com is buying rival online travel research company kayak. the deal is worth $1.8 billion. now kayak allows users to compare hundreds of flights travel sites rather while looking for flights hotels and rental cars. the deal still needs the approval of shareholders and regulators for kayak. some combinations there. >> i've never tried that? so much bigger than the other ones like orbitz and travelocity? >> it's the same type of thing. i find sometimes that i find lower prices on kayak. i don't like the user interphase quite as much but you can find some pretty good deals on there. >> i'll have to give it a shot. >> not bad. >>> movie shoot coming up. it's expected to slow down traffic in a big way in a key part of western montgomery county. we'll tell you where. >> we'll have more on that story, plus your weather, the warmup when we return in two minutes. >>> good morning. it's almost 4
industry estimates economic losses from the storm at $50 billion. second only to hurricane katrina. more than three million homes and businesses are still without power as the nights grow colder. in parts of new york and new jersey, there's high anxiety as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. >> they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to be on staten island, home of the trayna family where at least 19 people were killed. we have a team of correspondents covering the aftermath of sandy. first, we're going to go to anna werner who was there when more bodies were found on staten island today. anna? >> reporter: scott, many people here say that they live in the forgotten borough and that that has never been more true than in the wake of hurricane sandy. the devastation and pain are everywhere here, in the neighborhood where more people died than any oth
behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. randall, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was lost and still so much work remaining to be done. it's all taking a toll. you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas. and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. >> we can't go to the brookolog bridge. >> reporter: traffic will only get better when all the tunnel and subway lines are clear of water and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. con edison says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands of people in manhattan. here in new jersey police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the
went through hurricane katrina with our property in new orleans. unfortunately one consequence of the tremendous coverage that's provided at these events people tend to think that's not where i first imagine going for vacation activity or leisure activity. that's unfortunately a really bad counter intuitive result because the folks that work in these areas need the visitors. this area need the revitalization of people coming to see us and that's what we're lacking right now. >> what's the status of the gaming business today because we all read about what's happening in other places far from the united states. >> well it's mixed in the following way. there's a greater liberalization of gaming as what i describe as a normalization of gaming as a routine luxury activity and that's a good thing for our industry and for a company like mine. the largest market for gaming is now macau which is larger than all commercial gaming. >> is there a decline in las vegas and atlantic city because of that? >> no. that hasn't happened. macau market is driven by chinese and hong kong and taiwan a
days after the hurricane hit. ap says power restorations took longer after hurricanes katrina, wilma and ike, which does sound surprising. >> not really. you have to understand, it's more built up. you're putting telephone poles in by hand basically. gloria went through long island in '85. it took three weeks to get power back there. >>> we are having a nice weekend. i added a couple of high clouds on sunday. other than that, that's it. this is a beautiful shot from our weather cam. you can see the washington monument, clear skies. sun is going down. going to get chilly now. 49 at national, but everybody else in the low to mid 40's already. pressure is steady. and really looking at a crisp night. breezes will pick up a little bit later on tonight. so if you're headed out, it is friday after all. if you're going to be out late, make sure you remember the coat. we'll take you out west for just a minute, because it's just raining from l.a., almost san diego to seattle and i point this out because that's where it's going to be stormy all weekend, which is one reason we're going to enjoy
out for them. this is something we saw after hurricane katrina after multiple walsh damages in this country. you tend to see cars make their way back out into the supply. you have to be vigilante about it. you can check for the car's vin number. there are experiences and i've talked to people who bought cars where inside the car they found two different vin numbers. that's a dead giveaway that you're dealing with a car that more than likely has been in an accident or faced water damage. go to carfax.com to check these things. you can check for water in the head lights and check for corrosion. that's a dead giveaway there was sea water involved in hurricane sandy and that's a corrosive item. >> if you think i can get a refurbished car for a good deal. >> not a good deal. corrosion inside your engine, it will eventually prevent your engine from running. >> because of the saltwater >> sea water is corrosive and wreaks havoc on the engine among multiple other parts. if you can prevent from driving that type of car that's what you want going forward. >> does insurance cover water
make sandy the second most expensive storm ever after katrina. >> incredible. time to show you this morning's headlines. the jerusalem post says united nations is calling for restraint after israel fired a warning shot at syrian troops. it was retaliation for a mortar round that landed near an israel military post. the mortar was not aimed at their position but they want to make sure syria's violence doesn't spill across the border. >> britain's "guardian" said venice is getting the worse flooding ever. the flood surge which is five feet above-normal was triggered by weekend storms. it's the worse case of flooding in the last 140 years. >> "usa today" reports on a near record wildfire season in the united states so far this year the total number of acres burned is more than 9 million. roughly the size of massachusetts and connecticut combined. >> britain's telegraph reports paul mccartney and his wife avoid a helicopter crash by two feet. new details came out from an incident in may. it almost crashed into tr >> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> who is paula
to bail out new orleans after hurricane katrina, belmar, new jersey is returning the favor. >> get this water out of our town and back in the atlantic. >> reporter: belmar mayor said sandy swept his town over seven city blocks. what sandy did not flood she basically trashed. >> now we're in a recovery phase, getting the water out. at the same time we have heavy machine engineer that's moving the debris. >> reporter: the streets are being cleared. the sand trap left behind is being erased. >> we're trying to get power to the laundromat. >> reporter: nobody has electricity so the mayor had charging stations installed. >> council is receiving distribution. >> reporter: he's running the distribution center that's providing warmth and food that some people in bell hard have. >> what's it took at home right now? >> my home is cold. my brothers are hungry. >> as you go out into belmar with your assigned duty. >> reporter: everybody here has a job. >> i make grill cheese sandwiches. >> reporter: the mayor is telling restaurants to open and give their food away for free. >> we're here for t
. the damage might wind up costing $50 billion, second only to hurricane katrina. are these super storms related to global warming? >> there's two things to think about. one is, will there be more storms? and the second is, will more of those storms be intense? >> reporter: john mutter teaches environmental science at colombia university. >> what's happening is that if the world is warmer overall, the area that's occupied by the tropics will get larger. so if the tropics expand, they'll bring with them their tropical weather which includes hurricanes. so imagine that now we had ten hurricanes per year and two of them are really monsters. in the future, the expectation is there will still be ten but four of them will be monsters. >> reporter: there may be plenty of legitimate scientific disagreements and plenty of nasty bickering online about how much climate change we're seeing now. but the really frightening part is what's coming. >> i can actually show you temperature over centuries. >> reporter: beth russell runs a n.o.a.a. exhibit called science on a sphere which can present massive
package could go over $10 billion. but hey that's church change compared to the 80 billion that katrina cost and the 50 billion that sandy may cost. >> is there a down side >> there as a down side. you're on the other side of the barrier sorry about that. reflective waves, waves that reflect actually have the same amount of energy and could savage the neighboring areas. not to mention the fact that the shoal fronts are not protected. long island, the jersey shore, put sand replenishment there because the storm barrier cannot extend 100 miles. that's not possible. >> if they dime you and asked for your recommendation you would say yes? >> i would say immediately we have to set up a study group to seriously look. >> study group make peoples eyes glaze over. >> this is for real. we're talking about people's lives, businesses, the economy of the area. look, new york city is dragging its tail. other cities have bit the bullet. other cities already have storm surge barriers. look at london. st. petersburg. >> what about american cities? >> even in america, new orleans, providence, rhode islan
to the economy. that makes it the second most expensive storm in history after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's deaths happened on staten island. secretary of state janet napolitano will be there today. anna werner is there. >> reporter: good morning. homes are destroyed. the storm threw cars like toys. that's what it looks like all down this street yet many residents say they believe they've been ignored. some residents of staten island have started calling it the forgotten borough. across storm-ravaged staten island, frustrations are mounting. >> we could have died! we couldn't breathe! we've got 90-year-old people. >> reporter: residents are outraged, claiming their community has been ignored in the days following sandy while aid pours into other parts of new york and new jersey. >> a lot of people are here. a lot of people are hurting. so, it's upsetting. >> reporter: power is out. hundreds of homes have been destroyed and dozens of streets are impassable. still, the city is planning to go ahead with its annual marathon, which kicks off on staten island's verrazano bridge
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